23-5-512. Sports pool design -- multiple competitor sports pool -- department rules. (1) (a) Except as provided in subsection (2), a sports pool must be designed to ensure that:
(i) there is at least one winner from among the participants in the pool; and
(ii) each participant has an equal chance to win the pool.
(b) Competitors in a sports event or series of sports events must be randomly assigned to each participant in the sports pool.
(2) (a) A multiple competitor sports pool must be designed to ensure that:
(i) there is at least one winner, but there may be categories of winners among the participants in the pool; and
(ii) a participant's chance to win the pool may be based on the participant's relative skill in selecting competitors in a sports event or series of sports events.
(b) Nothing in subsection (2)(a)(ii) requires competitors in a multiple competitor sports pool to be randomly assigned to a participant in a sports pool.
(3) The department shall by rule describe the types of sports pools authorized by this part. Variations in the authorized sports pools must be submitted to the department for review and approval before they are made available for public play. The department may charge a nominal fee to review variations in the authorized sports pools.